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a–go–go

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noun \ä-ˈgō-(ˌ)gō, ə-\

Definition of a–go–go

  1. :  a nightclub for dancing to popular music :  disco

Origin and Etymology of a–go–go

Whisky à Gogo, café and discotheque in Paris, France, from French à gogo galore, from Middle French


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a–go–go

adjective

Definition of a–go–go

  1. 1 :  go-go 1

  2. 2 :  being in a whirl of motion

  3. 3 :  being up-to-date —often used postpositively

First Known Use of a–go–go

1960


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